Presentation on theme: "Sample Resume Heading Your name Your address (can be a post office box) Your contact phone number (s) (it is a good idea to include your cell phone number."— Presentation transcript:
Sample Resume Heading Your name Your address (can be a post office box) Your contact phone number (s) (it is a good idea to include your cell phone number -do not include your work number if you don't wish to be contacted there) Your e-mail address (it is best to use an e-mail name and address that sound professional) Summary A brief concise statement describing you, your strongest skills, experience and your strengths. Professional Experience Start with your present / latest employer. List all employment (up to 15 years, concentrating on the experience that is relevant to the positions that you are currently seeking & your latest relevant experience) List the name of the Company, Location, A brief description of the company (eg, third largest air conditioning company in the world), Size of company Your title (if more than one position held with the same company list each one separately) Dates of employment highlight your accomplishments and achievements Use strong resume action verbs & phrases such as managed, developed, initiated, coordinated. Include cost savings ( for example saved the company $30,000 or reduced the cost of a product by 5 %) Include responsibilities Repeat the above for each position
Education If you are a recent graduate or if the education is more relevant than the experience to the job you are applying for, place this section above the professional experience section. If not, leave it in this order. Name of University/ TAFE/ College Location Degree / Diploma/ Certificate Graduation date/ still attending (expected date of graduation) For about to graduate students and for recent graduates, it is recommended that you also list your major courses Honors and awards List any awards or distinctions you received, such as dean's list. This is impressive on resumes for entry level positions. This section can be included as a sub-section within the "Education" section of the resume format or listed separately.
Skills and Training Under this section of your resume, include: Any relevant skills not listed under professional experience (above) All relevant courses/workshops/ seminars All relevant computer skills (e.g., Microsoft office) Foreign Languages (Only list if you are applying for positions where your foreign language would be required or would be an asset, for example if you are applying to a company with a branch where the foreign language is spoken.) Personal Details We do not suggest listing your personal details such as age, marital status or hobbies. As a rule there is no need to list on your resume anything that does not apply or relate directly to the job that you are applying for. For example listing that you are single may be helpful for a job that requires traveling 90% of the time.
Citizenship (Optional- depending on the requirements of the job that you are applying for) Memberships List Professional Licenses/ Memberships/ Associations References We suggest you contact your referees and prepare a list to have ready to give to the employer as soon as they ask for them On the resume include "References available upon request". Some resume formats list the references, but we don't recommend doing so, unless you are asked to do so. The resume sample format above is also applicable to e-mail format of resume. This sample format of resume can be used by a college student, recent graduate, tradesperson, engineer, teacher, lawyer, secretary, pharmacist, accountant, sales representative, supervisor, manager, executive, health care or IT professional... etc